News for Teaching and learning

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Wicked problems require collaborative solutions

Flat satellite image of earth.

A new pilot course on climate change, designed and taught by graduate students, is bringing together unique perspectives from across Waterloo’s faculties and inviting senior undergraduate students to register.

Friday, August 12, 2022

Physicists receive LITE seed grant for collaborative, inclusive group work

The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) has announced the latest recipients of the Learning Innovation and Teaching Enhancement (LITE) Seed Grants. Waterloo physicists received funding for their project on collaborative group work in introductory science courses.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Josh Neufeld wins 2021 Excellence in Online Teaching Award

Josh Neufeld standing beside a desktop displaying the Microbiology 240 course homepage.

Biology Professor Josh Neufeld goes above and beyond for his students. His use of clickers, twitter, and art are pioneering. His Halloween costumes are legendary. It was no surprise, when the Centre for Extended Learning announced Josh Neufeld won the 2021 Award for Excellence in Online Teaching.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

Chemistry Lecturer Laura Ingram awarded the 2021 WUSA Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Teaching Award Winner 2021 with headshot of Laura Ingram on right.

Laura Ingram, a Chemistry Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor, has been awarded the 2021 WUSA Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award from the Waterloo Undergraduate Association.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

New role enhances Indigenous presence in Science

Black and white portrait of Savanah Sloat

Today, Savannah Sloat steps into the role of Manager, Indigenous Science Initiatives. The new position will identify systemic and systematic changes that move beyond Truth and the Reconciliation Calls to Action and develop a Faculty of Science-specific response and long-term vision for Science.